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Health & Wellness Education Center

Student and Nurse
The mission of Health and Wellness Education (HWE) is to nurture the growth, development, and educational success of students through culturally responsive physical and mental health care, comprehensive case management, disease prevention, and educational opportunities. With an emphasis on health equity, improved academic outcomes, and key strategic partnerships, HWE supports families with age-appropriate trauma-informed care.

Save A Life Award

The Health and Wellness Department would like to recognize staff who have saved a life.  If you would like to recognize one of our staff who has saved your life or your child's life, please share it with us! We would like to share these stories with our staff and the public. 

Submit A Save A Life Award Here

About "HWE"

Hi, I'm Howie!

Howie the Border Collie would like to welcome YSD families to the new Health and Wellness Education (HWE) Center! The center is located at 331 N. 1st Street in Yakima. The mission of HWE is to provide YSD families with health guidance and support needed for the educational success of students. Some of the resources HWE will offer include:

  • Physical and mental health care
  • Case management
  • Disease Prevention
  • Educational opportunities  

Look for Howie and the kids to find health-related information throughout the school year!

Howie and kids logo



Vaccine Clinic On February 27

Click here to learn more.

Upcoming FREE sports physicals:

  • Saturday February 24
  • Monday March 25
  • Monday April 8

Click here to learn more.

When Is Sick Too Sick For School?

Click here to learn more about when to send your child to school, keep them home, or call the doctor.

FREE Well-Care Appointments For Insured Children Under 21


Contact Us






331 N 1st St.
Yakima, WA 98901


Monday - Friday
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM